The Lymphatic System in Thoracic Oncology, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics


  • Federico Venuta, MD, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Università di Roma SAPIENZA, Italy
  • Erino Rendina, MD

The aim of this issue is to provide the thoracic surgeon with information about the staging and treatment of cancer to the mediastinal lymph nodes. The issue includes articles on the anatomy and physiology of the lymph nodes, imaging of the lymph nodes, and various techniques for diagnosing and dissecting the lymph nodes, including video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy and transcervical extended mediastinal lymphadenectomy.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3944-8